Overview

Lungwort is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse lungwort with lungmoss.

People take lungwort to treat breathing conditions, stomach and intestinal ailments, and kidney and urinary tract problems. Lungwort is also used in cough medicines, to relieve fluid retention, and to treat lung diseases such as tuberculosis.

Some people apply lungwort directly to the skin as a drying agent (astringent) and to treat wounds.

How does it work ?

There isn’t enough information to know how lungwort might work.

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